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Miyajima-cho Takimachi 215-1, Hatsukaichi 739-0524, Hiroshima Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights here in September 2014. It was our first Ryokan experience in Japan. Lovely welcome from the family with tea and local cakes. The room was large and light with a great feel. The bathroom was a good size with a lovely wooden bath and modern workings. We were shown the traditional dress and encouraged to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed our two night stay at Watanabe Inn. We stayed in the Momiji room, which was even more beautiful and larger than it appeared on the website. It looked down upon a small stream and was very quiet. We slept very well both nights we were there. The breakfasts and dinners were exceptional and the... More 

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Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Watanabe Inn offers a magical Japanese experience. The food is a picture on a plate and sensational to the taste buds. The hospitality could not be faulted; the owners and all those that work there are most thoughtful and considerate. We stayed October 2014 for one night and I so wish that that we could have extended our stay.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The manager was amazing. He picked us up from the port, handed us umbrellas when it was raining, dried our shoes, ferried our bags back to the port. The room was massive with a lovely private bathroom. The food exquisite, divinely presented and nothing that we couldn't eat for once. Highly recommend staying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

we have been there in our honeymoon and everything was just perfect. beautiful rooms with the real Japanese atmosphere and charm. It really makes you feel like being in a Japanese house back in the 18th century but with all the modern days facilities. Absolutely worth it. arigato!

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
11 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wonderful place to stay with great traditional food and kind owners. We had wonderful fish head as part of an eight part meal. Walkway up mountain is across the street! Room was large and traditional Japanese. After a day of hiking in the heat the owner drove us to Tutu Igarashi Park to swim! Kind and gracious. The Japanese breakfast... More 

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Comboyne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Yes, well we read all the reviews and thought. we will give ourselves a treat. A bit expensive but worth it. We stayed at 8 different Ryokans on our 35 day holiday in Japan and this was one of the best.The service and food was worth every yen, delightful hosts and to top it off the locality was superb. The... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Thanks to trip advisor reviews we decided to overnight on Miyajima and stay at the wonderful Watanabe Inn. This was the only ryokan stay of our first ever visit to Japan and proved to be one of the highlights of our holiday. To truly appreciate the beauty of Miyajima you really must stay overnight - once the crowds have left... More 

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We had one night here but wish we had stayed longer! We had a very large room (16 tatami mats) that had windows on two sides as well as a balcony and enormous bathroom with yellow cypress tub. So comfortable. It was fun after baths and dinner to stroll the darkened streets in our yucatas and take in the floating... More 

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Pender Island, Canada
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42 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My wife, I and a good friend stayed at this ryokan on Myajima Island one night. We were picked up at the ferry terminal , and provided with a traditional green tea prior to registering. We had two rooms with a toilet and a separate private Japanese bath. We visited the Daishoin Temple (next door) and took the rope car... More 

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Address: Miyajima-cho Takimachi 215-1, Hatsukaichi 739-0524, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Chugoku > Hiroshima Prefecture > Hatsukaichi
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Watanabe Inn Japan/Hiroshima Prefecture - Hatsukaichi

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